OnClassical | OC10Vr | 2013

Various: Piano Recital (Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker; Hummel: Fantasina on Mozart; Verdi-Liszt, Bach-Busoni, Scarlatti)
Gianluca Luisi, Piano

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Total duration: 57:27
Original audio @ 88.2 kHz * 24 bits


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Mikhail Pletnev's piano arrangement of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," Op. 71, brings a fresh perspective to this beloved ballet. Preserving the enchanting melodies, Pletnev's adaptation for solo piano offers an intimate and expressive experience, showcasing the versatility of the instrument while maintaining the charm of the original orchestration. This rendition allows audiences to appreciate Tchaikovsky's timeless masterpiece in a new light, skillfully interpreted by Pletnev's artistry.
Hummel's "Fantasy After 'The Marriage of Figaro', Op. 124" is a brilliant piano piece that creatively incorporates themes from Mozart's opera. In the first eight variations, Hummel showcases his virtuosity and unique interpretation, offering a delightful blend of classical and romantic elements.
Liszt's "Paraphrase de concert sur Rigoletto, S. 434" is a concert paraphrase that reinterprets themes from Verdi's opera "Rigoletto." Liszt's virtuosic composition transforms the opera's melodies into a concert piece, showcasing his technical brilliance and imaginative approach to musical adaptation.
Scarlatti's Sonatas represent a unique musical journey within Scarlatti's prolific keyboard output, showcasing his inventive and expressive use of the form.
A concert recital by renowned Italian pianist Gianluca Luisi. Critics from around the world (including Fanfare, Saarbrucken Zeitung, Postdate Nachrichten, The Sunday Times, New York Concert Review) consider Gianluca Luisi one of the most interesting Italian pianists of our time. His performances have received enthusiastic acclaim in many areas of the world.

Piano Recital (Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker; Hummel: Fantasina on Mozart; Verdi-Liszt, Bach-Busoni, Scarlatti)
Gianluca Luisi, Piano

Prod. No.: 98 / 2013
Cat. No: OC10Vr
UPC: 3661585841548
No. Album(s): 1

Recorded @ Aula Magna del Politecnico, Torino, 2005-07

Sound engineer: Alessandro Simonetto
Photo/paint on cover: N/A
Artwork: OnClassical

Equipment used: AKG 414 B-ULS
Instrument(s) used: N/A

An OnClassical prod., © 2005-07

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